Meat Loaf, born Marvin Lee Aday, is an American rock singer and actor. He is best known for his rock hit Paradise by the Dashboard Light from his album Bat Out of Hell (1977), which he sang with Ellen Foley. The lyrics and music are by Jim Steinman.
In 1994, Meat Loaf won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for his I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That).
MeatLoaf has an estimated net worth of 50 million dollars
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Meat Loaf played the role of Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and that of Robert Paulson in Fight Club (1999). He also played The Lizzard in The 51st State (2001).
In 1992 Meat Loaf portrayed the role of Hoover in Leap of Faith, starring Steve Martin. Meat Loaf played the musical leader of a traveling church. In 1997, he played the role of bus driver Dennis in Spice World. In 2006 he released an album entitled The Monster Is Loose. In 2006 he played in the rock film Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, the father of JB (Jack Black). On June 27, 2007, Meat Loaf gave a concert in a sold-out Heineken Music Hall. This concert was part of the tour Seize the Night.
“Rock n’ Roll came from the slaves singing gospel in the fields. Their lives were hell and they used music to lift out of it, to take them away. That’s what rock n’ roll should do – take you to a better place.”
Over the years Meat Loaf often played guest roles in films and TV series. In the American television series House, M.D., he played the lung cancer patient Eddie and in the series Fairly Legal he played a guest role as Charlie DeKay.
In 2010 the album Hang Cool Teddy Bear was released. The first single from this album was Los Angeloser.
In 2011, Meat Loaf worked on his new album Hell in a Handbasket, which was released in Australia in September and the rest of the world in early 2012. The first single from this album, All of Me, was released on August 26th.
In April 2013, Meat Loaf stopped touring because he wanted to focus more on his acting career. His last concert in the Netherlands was in Zwolle in May 2013.
In October 2015, Meat Loaf started a new tour. He also announced a new album that is expected to be released in 2016. It would contain contributions from Jim Steinman.
In September 2016, Meat Loaf released his 13th album Braver Than We Are.
As of 2019, MeatLoaf’s net worth is estimated to be around 50 million dollars.
He was born in 1947 in Dallas, the son of a policeman and a teacher. His mother sang in the local gospel quartet called Vodiodo. He heard the songs of Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, the Kingston Trio, and Mahalia Jackson. He had a problematic relationship with his alcoholic and violent father. He got the nickname “Meat” from his father at the age of two because of his overweight. At the age of 13, his football coach called him “Meat Loaf.” He also mentioned his nickname in the song “Tear Me Down on Couldn’t Have Said It Better.”
“As most people know, I am a vampire, so I have no reflection. Every day, I paste a picture of someone else on the mirror.”
After his mother’s death from cancer in 1967, he left his father and moved to Los Angeles, where he founded various rock bands, some of which played in the pre-programs of The Who, Joe Cocker, and Iggy Pop. He also worked as a parking attendant.
As of 2019, Meat Loaf’s net worth is roughly $50 Million.
MeatLoaf Height, Age, Real Name
|Real Name||Michael Lee Aday|
|Birthday||September 27, 1947|
|Birthplace||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|Height||5’11” – 1.80 m|
|Net worth||50 Million
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|Dead or Alive||Alive|